Consumer Price Index (2010 = 100%) rose to 134% in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2016

Consumer Price Index (2010 = 100%) (%)
Economy | Dem. Republic of the Congo | May 17, 2019
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Consumer price index based in 2010 reached 129 % in 2014 in Dem. Republic of the Congo, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.739 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, consumer price index based in 2010 in Dem. Republic of the Congo reached an all time high of 134 % in 2016 and an all time low of < 0.001 % in 1963. When compared to Dem. Republic of the Congo's main peers, consumer price index based in 2010 in Angola amounted to 146 %, 136 % in Central African Republic, 113 % in Congo and 131 % in Zambia in 2014.

Dem. Republic of the Congo has been ranked 41st within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of consumer price index based in 2010, 109 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

The consumer price index reflects changes in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly.

Consumer Price Index (2010 = 100%) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Angola % 113% 125% 136% 146% 161%
Botswana % 108% 117% 123% 129% 133%
Cameroon % 103% 106% 108% 110% 113%
Central African Republic % 101% 107% 109% 136% 187% ... ...
Chad % 96.3% 110% 110% 112% 116% ... ...
Congo % 102% 107% 112% 113% 116%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 115% 127% 128% 129% 130% ...
Gabon % 101% 104% 104% 109% 109%
Namibia % 105% 112% 118% 125% 129%
Sudan % 118% 160% 219% 299% 350% ... ...
Tanzania % 113% 131% 141% 150% 158%
Zambia % 106% 113% 121% 131% 144%
Zimbabwe % 103% 107% 109% 109% 106%